Hockey Alberta is pleased to announce the rosters and team staffs for the eight female zone teams that will compete at the 2014 Alberta Winter Games, which will take place in Canmore and Banff, Alberta between February 6 and 9, 2014.
The staff from each of the eight zone teams - Sunny South, Big Country, Calgary, Parkland, Black Gold, Edmonton, Northeast and Peace Country - is made up of five positions; Director of Operations, Coach Mentor, Head Coach, and two assistant coaches.
Each team staff member completed an application process to obtain their particular position. Prior experience, certification and Team Alberta program involvement are all taken into consideration.
The team rosters are made up of two (2) goalies, six (6) defense and twelve (12) forwards born in 2001. The teams were selected following zone camps, which took place across the province December 6 - 8.
Over 900 athletes participated in the Zone Selection Camps, providing very competitive camps, unique to this age group.
About the Alberta Winter Games
The Alberta Winter Games were established in 1974 as a multi-sport event to provide develop opportunities for amateur athletes and help them advance their skills in a competitive yet friendly environment.
The female event is held in opposite years of the ATB Alberta Challenge and is the first stage of the Team Alberta Female Program. After the event, 60 athletes are invited to attend the Team Alberta U16 Female summer development camp.